With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they — and…
Calling Matt Groening the "Johnny Appleseed of animation writers,"
When Neil Portnow became the head of the Recording Academy 10 years ago, he made a wish list of potential honorees for MusiCares Person of the Year. Three artists he particularly wanted "for obvious…
There may be bigger music libraries, but Sound Adventures is the only one that can boast of having the Vienna Boys Choir in its repertoire.
Judd Apatow, who receives Variety's Creative Leadership Award today, has almost singlehandedly spearheaded a new generation of comedic talent.
Rascal Flatts found the sweet spot where pop and country music meet
When country stars like Brad Paisley, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean want to ensure their concert visuals are as exciting as their music, they turn to Moo TV.
The U.K. and Europe may have led the way with their hundreds of yearly music festivals, but as U.S. audiences seek more bang for their music buck amid a tight economy, the U.S. concert biz is being…
Ask Neil Diamond, who receives a star today on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the secret to his longevity and his answer is refreshingly simple: "Just work harder than everyone else."
Windish Agency's founder Tom Windish looks out for indie artists.
Although director Cameron Crowe didn't approach Sigur Ros frontman Jonsi about scoring "We Bought a Zoo" until the last day of shooting, in hindsight the choice seems like a foregone conclusion.